Subject: Re: Xircom PCMCIA driver
To: matt <email@example.com>
From: David Brownlee <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/11/2000 10:57:50
On 10 Jan 2000, matt wrote:
> >> If you have pcmcia in your next, yes. Can you? I guess there are
> >> no isa-slots in those machines. What other means of expansion are
> >> there?
> David> Is the chip in the next used in any other systems? If
> David> so, what do they call their driver?
> the next uses the fujitsu mb8795, which i'm not sure is shared by
> anything other drivers, but the fe to the chip that understands the
> nextdma is specific to the next.
True - but its nice to have the same backend chipset supported
by the same driver name across all platforms, and similarly to try
to have a unique namespace :)